Random, Awesome Stuff

Jun 3, 2015 by

I saw this on my walk today: It was some random guy doing awesome stuff. He didn’t know I was watching. He was blissfully unaware that he had an audience comprised of my dog and me and my iPhone. He was just doing some random, awesome stuff. He was all planking and push-uping, and planking again, just because he could, and just because it was awesome, and just because Lake Washington was the exact and perfect place to be random and awesome and just because he said so. Today, this nameless, faceless, random, and ¬†awesome dude was my hero. Today, this balding guy was my permission slip to be random and awesome simply because those things are really cool to be. No one has to know. No one has to see. No one has...

read more

Just Do It

Apr 2, 2013 by

Today is writing group at work. I, amazingly, have nothing to say. Further, after sitting here staring off into space for an idea that floats just beyond my vision, sifting through pictures of family and friends smiling back up at me from my iPhone while I look for missing inspiration, and perusing a variety of writing blogs searching for writing prompts that will prompt me to write a moment of literary greatness, I now have very little time left to write the nothing I have to write about. Sigh. So it is with writing sometimes. There are days that ideas flow freely and my only obligation is to become the empty vessel to gather them into and then pour them out of. Then, there are days like today when I my mind is a...

read more